The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - 93 78
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 0 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.83% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.01% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 2
Average salary - £65,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +79.31%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Test Strategy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
985 993 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.36% 82.54% 69.70%
Number of salaries quoted 867 867 463
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,275 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Firebug
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Firebug
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA